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Columbus 1492

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Restaurant in first line of the beach in Altea, with a large terrace with sea views, European and Mediterranean cuisine.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set off to find another restaurant recommended highly on TA this place did show in any search. When we got to the place we intended to eat at it was empty so we walked by and stumbled on Columbus 1492 it was full don't need...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ant_Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This great restaurant is quirky and a feast for the eyes . Taking the form of an old Spanish ship its fascinating interior is unique . The staff are friendly & welcoming and the food is excellent . The garlic prawns were the best I’ve...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank l0uise512
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been living in Altea for almost 14 years, and until about 2 years ago, avoided this restaurant because at first glance, it definitely looks like a tourist trap. Just try it, and convince yourself, it’s definitely not ! Fish in salt, steak or gambas...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ChrisDH65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food, authentic interior. Prices stated without a tax. Overall a good place, seafood paella was actually pretty great 🥘

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Zane K
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Staying nearby, we went into Altea for a meal. It was a rainy night but busy and we eventually managed to get a parking spot along the prom road. The Columbus was just nearby and it looked inviting so we went in. Despite being busy,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LadyT54
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

A group of us had a selection of staters, well presented. We all had steaks served on hot stones with potatoes and veg, the meat was good quality and very tasty, large fruit salads and tasty cheese cake washed down with delightful red wine, The...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Lilcrs
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

It's hard to understand the poor reviews on this place..it is top class with fantastic food and service in a super location...this applies to every one of the 5 times I have been there!!! Always with 4-5 people at least and not one dissapointment from...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Peter G
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

We have gone here several times and it is one of my favourite restaurants in Altea. The service is very good, the food is excellent and the selection very varied. You will definitely find something you like on the menu. The restaurant is also very...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sightsee35858235400
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Stumbled on this restaurant by chance and what a place where do I start like eating in a museum staff friendly but not pushy food top draw atmosphere nice and relaxed very reasonable price I even took a photo of the toilet which is not...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank steviedee59
Reviewed March 28, 2019

We lived in Altea/La Nucia for 15 years and allways thought this was a "turist trap". We were so wrong !! Very nice restaurant at the seaside front of Altea, with exelent food and fantastic service. The interior is not to belive with thousand of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Terje Sten O
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